Ambositra is a town located in the central highlands of Madagascar. It is the capital of the Amoron'i Mania Region and is known for its traditional Malagasy handicrafts, particularly woodcarving. The town is surrounded by lush forests and is home to the Zafimaniry people, who are renowned for their intricate wooden architecture and handicrafts. The town has a vibrant market, selling a range of local produce and crafts, and is a popular tourist destination for those interested in experiencing traditional Malagasy culture. Ambositra is also a starting point for hiking in the nearby Ranomafana National Park, which is home to a variety of lemurs and other wildlife.